Kathleen Doheny

Journalist
Los Angles, CA

About Kathleen Doheny

Kathleen Doheny is a Los Angeles-based journalist specializing in health, behavior, and fitness topics. She writes for a variety of health websites and print publications, including EndocrineWeb, WebMD, OnTrackDiabetes, Senior Planet, Practical Pain Management, and others. 

Articles Written by Kathleen Doheny

Heart Healthy Diet to Improve Cardiovascular Health, Lower Diabetes Risk
06/11/2018 - To lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, inflammation, even thyroid disease, choose a heart diet that includes four foods found to improve heart health.
Calculating Diabetes Risk in Patients Taking Statins
Clinicians have 2 clear markers that may predict who's at highest risk of developing diabetes:
Evolving Combination Therapies Needed for Lifelong Weight Control
3 innovative approaches aimed to improve weight loss success were unveiled at DDW 2019, including an endoscopic gastric sleeve, a fecal matter capsule, and a gastric balloon.
Managing Acromegaly: State-of-the Art Diagnosis and Treatment Options
For many patients, gaining a proper diagnosis of acromegaly, an excess production of growth hormone, remains a challenge but patients can seek better management sooner to receive good care.
Medications Reduced Risk of Repeat Fragility Fractures by 40 Percent
10/14/2015 - Medications that improve bone health can help men and women who have suffered one so-called fragility fracture avoid another one, new research has found.
Dietary Supplements: Time to Consider What You're Really Taking
10/22/2018 - Many popular so-called "natural" dietary supplements may contain prescription drugs or other ingredients not disclosed on the label and may be toxic—buyer beware.
Can Brief Periods of Alcohol Abstinence Really Improve Insulin Resistance?
12/17/2015 - Abstaining from alcohol on a short-term basis improved insulin resistance, according to new research by scientists in the U.K.
Paleo Diet for Disease Prevention, Weight Loss?
04/06/2017 - Some believe the Paleo Diet offers protection to people with type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and other common chronic diseases. A review of research looks at the diet's impact on weight, blood sugar and more.
Statins, Osteoporosis Dual Therapy—May Improve Bone Health for Some
Women with CVD on a statin benefit from protection against bone loss and dual drug therapy provides a better net gain in bone, density than achieved with only 1 medication.
Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis Management: New Guidelines
Since patients receiving glucocorticoids develop osteoporosis, the updated guidelines focus on preventive strategies and earlier intervention to protect bone health.
Thyroid Hormone Suppression Therapy— Less is More for Thyroid Cancer
TSH suppression therapy is deemed unnecessary for most patients with thyroid cancer at low risk for recurrence.
Metformin Delivers Unexpected Benefit: Support for Long-Term Weight Loss
Taking metformin may help thwart diabetes in individuals who lose at least 5% keeping lost weight off for at least 15 years

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